We know that Un’ruly readers are constantly on-the-go, so we’ve rounded up the best of January’s stories in case you missed any. Enjoy!
from the editor: the many shades of black
Black has so much meaning in present day because we weren’t Black until we left Africa. This whole year we’ll be exploring the various meanings of Black given it’s more a social construct vs a race. Read the full letter here.
Black hair is potentially a $500 billion dollar industry that in recent years has been significantly effected by the growing switch to natural hair. Find out what’s stayed the same and what’s changed.
Sisters Yaminah and Yarminiah take materials that at first glance seem unworthy of anyone’s attention and transform them into beautiful jewelry that graces the ears of necks of women world wide.
Meki Adefris was your typical beauty junkie until she turned a passion and robust knowledge of makeup and hair products into a business that recognizes how unique every woman is and thus how unique her melange of beauty products needs to be.
To kick the year off right, for two weeks I’m eating a salad for one of my daily three squares. Here’s how the first week went.
This month we’re kicking off “Un’covered” by highlighting women of color that are shaking up popular media. Find out who’s on our radar.
In 2013 I only combed my hair once; it was after I had straightened it for the first time since being natural. I found myself wondering, do I even need to comb my hair when it’s not straightened?
Really, how natural is natural hair if we’re spending an unnatural amount of time doing it? Check out a few regimens that keep natural hair care simple.
Oil rinsing is an easy way to increase moisture, softness and shine in your hair. Find out what it’s all about.
For Rai, cutting her hair is “about using your crown to express where you are emotionally, mentally and sometimes spiritually.” Find out what else she had to consider before snipping off all her locks.
There’s TONS of information about moisturizing hair. But we wanted to get down to the basic of moisture and natural hair.
Carol’s Daughter makes transitioning easy with three products designed to support hair during a transition from relaxed hair to natural hair. Find out what to expect.
Known for its hit or miss reputation among naturals, the self proclaimed daily moisturizer has worked miracles for some and played out as nightmares for others. Find out if it’s worth buying.
This week we’re taking a look at women of color with stand-out style and of course how their hair plays into their style. Meet our favorites.
There are several ways to switch up an afro, but one of our favorites is with a little bit of a bang. Take a look at the various way you can wear a bang with your ‘fro, courtesy of Miss Solange Knowles.
The world seems to have a love hate relationship with the bowl cut. But for this winter we’re 100% loving it. Find out how you can rock this daring look.